The report did not state the reason behind the higher statistics for men, but researchers have strongly urged people with respiratory symptoms to seek medical help. Photo: Xiaomei Chen The report did not state the reason behind the higher statistics for men, but researchers have strongly urged people with respiratory symptoms to seek medical help. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
The report did not state the reason behind the higher statistics for men, but researchers have strongly urged people with respiratory symptoms to seek medical help. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Hong Kong men face higher Covid-19 risk, less alert to symptoms than women, researchers say

  • CUHK study conducted earlier this year during city’s first and second Covid-19 waves also found incidence and mortality rates among lowest in world
  • Team members hope report on first two waves can inform mitigation measures for coming winter surge

Topic |   Coronavirus Hong Kong
The report did not state the reason behind the higher statistics for men, but researchers have strongly urged people with respiratory symptoms to seek medical help. Photo: Xiaomei Chen The report did not state the reason behind the higher statistics for men, but researchers have strongly urged people with respiratory symptoms to seek medical help. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
The report did not state the reason behind the higher statistics for men, but researchers have strongly urged people with respiratory symptoms to seek medical help. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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